Cushing disease


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Cush·ing dis·ease

(kush'ing), [MIM*219090]
adrenal hyperplasia (Cushing syndrome) caused by an ACTH-secreting basophil adenoma of the pituitary.

Cushing disease

(ko͝osh′ĭng) or

Cushing's disease

(-ĭngz)
n.
A disorder caused by excess production of the hormone ACTH by a pituitary tumor, which results in the symptoms of Cushing syndrome.

Cush·ing dis·ease

(kush'ing di-zēz')
Adrenal hyperplasia (Cushing syndrome) caused by an adrenocorticotropic hormone-secreting basophil adenoma of the pituitary.

Cushing,

Harvey Williams, U.S. neurosurgeon, 1869-1939.
Cushing basophilism - Synonym(s): Cushing syndrome
Cushing bone rongeur
Cushing brain depressor
Cushing brain forceps
Cushing brain spatula
Cushing cranial bur
Cushing cranial rongeur forceps
Cushing disease - adrenal hyperplasia (Cushing syndrome) caused by an ACTH-secreting basophil adenoma of the pituitary. Synonym(s): Cushing pituitary basophilism
Cushing dressing forceps
Cushing dural hook
Cushing dural hook knife
Cushing effect - Synonym(s): Cushing phenomenon
Cushing Gigli-saw guide
Cushing nerve retractor
Cushing perforator
Cushing perforator drill
Cushing periosteal elevator
Cushing phenomenon - a rise in systemic blood pressure when the intracranial pressure acutely increases. Synonym(s): Cushing effect; Cushing response
Cushing pituitary basophilism - Synonym(s): Cushing disease
Cushing response - Synonym(s): Cushing phenomenon
Cushing self-retaining retractor
Cushing straight retractor
Cushing syndrome - a disorder resulting from increased adrenocortical secretion of cortisol. Synonym(s): adrenalism; Cushing basophilism; Gallais syndrome; Itsenko-Cushing syndrome
Cushing syndrome medicamentosus - a variable number of the signs and symptoms of Cushing syndrome.
Cushing ulcer
Itsenko-Cushing syndrome - Synonym(s): Cushing syndrome

Cush·ing dis·ease

(kush'ing di-zēz') [MIM*219090]
Adrenal hyperplasia (Cushing syndrome) caused by an adrenocorticotropic hormone-secreting basophil adenoma of the pituitary.
References in periodicals archive ?
Appropriate treatment of this patient for Cushing disease was delayed due to misdiagnosis, which is frequent in patients with this fairly rare condition.
Further dynamic testing of individuals with increased ACTH is useful to differentiate Cushing disease from ectopic ACTH production.
In these 4 patients, recurrence of Cushing disease was detected at a mean time of 10.
Therefore, the LDDST-CRH test had a diagnostic specificity of 47% for excluding recurrent Cushing disease.
Hormone secretion in alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing's syndrome: differential diagnosis with Cushing disease.
Only our ectopic ACTH patients had increased serum F/E ratios, not those with Cushing disease or the adrenal adenoma patients, as previously found by Walker et al.
2 FAI 8 Secondary adrenal insufficiency ADE 33 182 MER 36 124 Adrenal adenoma TUR 1377 1258 ORT 1145 1068 Mean [+ or -] SD 973 [+ or -] 266 (n=10) Range 568-1377 Cushing disease MON 411 4389 LAN 372 3925 Ectopic ACTH secretion BRE 9865 MOR 1574 IMO 786 Mean [+ or -] SD 2959 [+ or -] 3874 (n=5) Range 786-9865 Cushing disease under OP'DDD MON 282 Ectopic ACTH under OP'DDD BRE 569 MOR 358 Chronic renal insufficiency Mean-SD 387 [+ or -] 98 (n=10) Range 265 -568 11-HSD deficiency GON J-C 215 GON A 193 GON A (c) 146 Serum E, nmol/L [t.